Board of Directors

Central Team

Chief Executive Officer
Des Callaghan
dcallaghan@romerocat.com

Chair of Board
Angela Ager
aager@romerocat.com

Growth Development Officer
Sarah Price
head@stjohns.lancs.sch.uk

Chief Financial Officer
Liz Fleming
efleming@romerocat.com

Trust Governance Professional
Helen Whitaker
hwhitaker@romerocat.com

Directors

John Corrigan

Philip Gunn

Joe Hickey

Helen Sullivan

Nancy Walbank

Rose Rouse

Members

Diocese >  
NameAppointed byFromToBusiness or Pecuniary Interests
Bishop John ArnoldSalford Diocese28.03.2019OngoingN/A
Mrs Mary HunterSalford Diocese28.03.2019OngoingN/A
Canon Michael CookeSalford Diocese28.03.2019OngoingN/A
Canon Anthony McBrideSalford Diocese28.03.201931.08.2022N/A
Mr Simon SmithSalford Diocese28.03.2019OngoingN/A

OUR BOARD STRUCTURE

TYPE OF
DIRECTOR
NAMETERM OF OFFICE
FROM
TERM OF OFFICE
TO
FoundationAngela Ager01.09.202131.08.2025
FoundationJohn Corrigan12.12.201911.12.2023
FoundationDavid Fairclough21.01.202031.08.2021
FoundationPhilip Gunn01.09.2021 31.08.2025
FoundationJoe Hickey01.09.201923.08.2023
DirectorRachel Owen20.01.202109.06.2022
FoundationHelen Sullivan21.01.202020.01.2024
FoundationNancy Walbank01.06.202231.05.2026
DirectorRose Rouse06.09.202205.09.2026
Accounting OfficerDes Callaghan, CEO
Sarah Price,
Headteacher’s forum
representative and
Growth Development
Officer

BUSINESS INTEREST REGISTER / OTHER GOVERNANCE ROLES

DIRECTOR
BUSINESS INTEREST
REGISTER
OTHER GOVERNANCE
ROLES
Angela AgerFoundation Governor/Chair at St Margaret Mary’s R C Primary School, Manchester
Foundation Governor at St Ambrose R C Primary, Manchester
Director at St Teresa of Calcutta Multi Academy Trust (Salford Diocese)
John CorriganQuanta Associate – Quantity Surveyors
Des CallaghanOfsted InspectorTrust CEO
Philip GunnChair of Governors at St Augustine’s R C Secondary School, Billington
Helen SullivanSpouse owns On the Level JoineryHeadteacher/Governor at St Peter’s R C Primary School, Rawtenstall
Nancy Walbank
Rose Rouse

 

DIRECTOR COMMITTEE STRUCTURE 2020-2021

FINANCE, AUDIT AND RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Angela Ager
John Corrigan
Philip Gunn
Joe Hickey (Chair)
Des Callaghan
Liz Fleming

REMUNERATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES

John Corrigan
Philip Gunn

CATHOLIC LIFE AND SCHOOL STANDARDS

Angela Ager
Helen Sullivan (Chair)

OTHER COMMITTEES

To be drawn from Governors on an ad hoc basis as required

 

ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS

Members

MEMBERMEETINGS ATTENDEDOUT OF A POSSIBLE
Bishop John Arnold 01
Mrs Mary Hunter 01
Canon Michael Cooke01
Canon Anthony McBride01
Mr Simon Smith01

Board Meetings 2021-22

TRUSTEEMEETINGS ATTENDEDOUT OF A POSSIBLE
Mrs A Ager (Chair)77
Mr J Corrigan37
Mr P Gunn67
Mr J Hickey 47
Mrs R Owen56
Mrs H Sullivan 57
Dr Nancy Walbank01

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee 2021-22

TRUSTEEMEETINGS ATTENDEDOUT OF A POSSIBLE
Mrs A Ager66
Mr J Corrigan26
Mr P Gunn56
Mr J Hickey (Chair) 66

 

Full Board Meetings 2021-22

NAMETYPE OF DIRECTOR21.09.2123.11.2120.12.21
AGM and Board
08.02.2229.03.2224.05.2212.07.22
Angela AgerChair/FoundationIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
John CorriganApologiesApologiesIn attendanceApologiesApologiesApologiesIn attendanceIn attendance
Philip GunnFoundationApologiesIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
Joe HickeyFoundationApologiesApologiesIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceApologies
Helen SullivanFoundationIn attendanceApologiesApologiesIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
Rachel OwenDirectorIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceApologiesIn attendance
Nancy WalbankFoundationApologies
Des CallaghanAccounting OfficerIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
Sarah PriceHeadteacher’s
forum
representative
In attendanceIn attendanceApologiesIn attendanceIn attendanceApologiesIn attendance

Finance, Audit and Resources Committee Meetings 2021-22

NAMETYPE OF DIRECTOR18.10.2107.12.2120.12.2023.03.2219.05.2220.07.22
Angela AgerChair/FoundationIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
John CorriganFoundationApologiesApologiesApologiesIn attendanceApologiesIn attendance
Philip GunnFoundationApologiesIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
Joe HickeyFoundationIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance
Des CallaghanAccounting OfficerIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendanceIn attendance

Catholic Life and Standards Committee Meetings 2021-22

NAMETYPE OF DIRECTOR09.11.202102.02.2022
Angela AgerChair/FoundationIn attendanceIn attendance
Helen SullivanFoundationIn attendanceIn attendance
Rachel OwenDirectorApologies
Nancy WalbankFoundationApologies
Des CallaghanAccounting OfficerIn attendanceIn attendance

HR and Remuneration Committee Meetings  2021-22

NameType of Director09.11.2021
John CorriganFoundationIn attendance
Philip GunnFoundationIn attendance
Rachel OwenDirectorIn attendance
Des CallaghanAccounting OfficerIn attendance